Matt Willis turned down Strictly Come Dancing as he 'couldn't cope with the pressure'

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Busted star Matt Willis has turned down Strictly Come Dancing a few times because he wouldn't "be able to cope" with the pressure.

The Air Hostess hitmaker has admitted he's said no to the BBC dancing competition more than once because the thought of busting some moves on live TV, knowing millions of people are watching at home, scares him.

"The idea of Strictly terrifies me. I've been asked a few times and always said no. Can you imagine standing there and suddenly you hear, 'Tonight, dancing the cha-cha-cha, it's Matt Willis!'" he told OK! magazine. "You know something like 12 million people are watching - no thanks. There's not a chance that I'd be able to cope with that kind of pressure."

The 38-year-old appears to have had a change of heart, as last year he hinted that he might follow in the footsteps of his McFly friend Harry Judd, who won in 2011.

"There’ll be some sort of dancing show in my future, I am sure. Not this year, but it's a given isn't it? At some point," he shared.

However, his wife, The Voice host Emma Willis, has previously said that she doesn't want Matt to take part in Strictly and be "grinding against hot women".

Matt, who shares three children with Emma, has previously appeared on reality TV shows such as Celebrity MasterChef and I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! He was crowned the winner of the latter in 2006.

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